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DIY Interchangeable Scented Hot Pads

Discover the world of creativity and relaxation with these amazing DIY interchangeable scented hot pads! Say goodbye to boring and mundane hot pads and hello to a whole new sensory experience. These hot pads are not only functional but also customizable, allowing you to switch scents whenever you desire. With these DIY interchangeable scented hot pads, you have the power to create a unique and personalized experience every time you use them. Imagine the joy of waking up to the invigorating scent of fresh lavender in the morning, and then transforming it into a cozy vanilla aroma for a relaxing evening at home. The possibilities are endless! Whether you're looking to add a burst of energy to your mornings or unwind after a long day, these DIY interchangeable scented hot pads are the perfect solution. So, get ready to indulge your senses and elevate your hot pad game to a whole new level of creativity and relaxation!


One piece of fabric cut 15 1/2 x 7 1/2

One piece of Muslin cut 13 x 7

2 Cups of rice, uncooked or coffee beans

Scented oils You can find them at Walmart in the candle section

Plastic baggie

Pre-wash your fabric so it won’t shrink later!

The first thing you will need to do the day before is put 2 cups of dry, uncooked rice in a plastic baggie, add 5-6 drops of scented oil; shake well. Refrigerate overnight.

Cut out your material. Cut your fabric 15 1/2 x 7 1/2.

Cut your muslin 13 x 7

Hem 1/4 inch hem on the two long ends of the fabric.

Fold the bottom end 3/4th’s the way, about 5 inches from the top.

Fold the other end (top end)over about 2 to 2 1/2 inches. Making sure that the hem covers the hem on the bottom piece, so that the only hem showing is the hem from the top that you just folded down, as shown.

Next, sew each side together, as shown.

Turn it right side out. Now you have a cute hot pad pocket ready for your scented hot pad!

Fold your muslin in half and sew up the edges and top, leaving a space open large enough to pour in the rice.

Fill your muslin hot pad with rice. Sew up the opening by folding in the 1/4 hem, as shown.

Sew opening closed.

Now, insert it into your hot pad pocket and you have a nice scented hot pad! They make your kitchen smell wonderful and make great gifts.

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